UPPAA Summer 2021 Newsletter

   “The Written Word” is the official newsletter of UPPAA.  It contains notable news about the group and some of its members as well as upcoming opportunities. This is just one of many member benefits, including free admission to our Spring Conference where you can learn from other successful authors, illustrators…

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Deborah K. Frontiera – Upcoming Events

You are invited to join UPPAA member, author, and Publications Chair, Debbie Frontiera at any of the following in-person events: June 12: Downtown Marquette Farmers’ Market, from 9-1 https://www.mqtfarmersmarket.com/ June 19: Calumet Farmers Market on 5th Street, 10-2 https://www.mainstreetcalumet.com/farmers-market.html June 26: Copper World in Calumet, from 12-3 BOOK LAUNCH for…

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1st Annual U.P. Notable Books List

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U.P. Publishers & Authors Association Announces 1st Annual U.P. Notable Books List   MARQUETTE, MI (March 30, 2020)— the Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) announces the 1st Annual U.P. Notable Books List this week. UPPAA Publications Chair Mikel Classen (Sault Ste. Marie) initiated the effort as a response…

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UPPAA Speakers Bureau Presents Carrie Pearson

Carrie Pearson

UPPAA Speakers Bureau Presents Carrie Pearson, Author of And Stretch To The Sun and other children’s books   Presentation Title:  “The Story of a Children’s Book: From Idea to Published Book and Surprises along the Way” When: February 4th, 2020, 7:00pm – 8:30pm.  Admission is free. Where: Lydia M. Olson Library, NMU campus  When…

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UPPAA Speakers Bureau Presents Tyler R. Tichelaar

UPPAA Speakers Bureau Presents Tyler R. Tichelaar, Author of My Marquette, The Marquette Trilogy, Haunted Marquette, etc.   Presentation Title:  “Researching Your Book­ History, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Local” When: November 7th, 2019, 7:00pm – 8:30pm.  Admission is free. Where: Lydia M. Olson Library, NMU campus Being historically accurate is of primary importance when…

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UPPAA Speakers Bureau Presents: Anne Miller – Author of The Last Photograph

UPPAA Speakers Bureau Presents: Anne Miller – Author of The Last Photograph Presentation Title:  “My Twenty-Year Self-Publishing Odyssey – Lessons for Aspiring Authors” When: October 1, 2019, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.  Admission is free. Where: Lydia M. Olson Library, NMU campus Every writer dreams of becoming an overnight success, but…

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Poets Needed!

  Shawn Andary, the Director of the Superiorland Library Cooperative is putting together a fundraiser for UP libraries. It does not have a name yet, but it will be an evening similar to Spotlight on the Arts where there will be a performance at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette that includes music, dance,…

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Meet UPPAA authors this holiday season!

Meet UPPAA authors in person at these upcoming holiday events.  Participating authors include Tyler Tichelaar, Larry Buege, Sonny Longtine, Carrie Pearson, and Susan Purvis. Saturday, December 1. Author Extravaganza. Snowbound Books, Marquette, MI. Carrie Pearson 11-1, Susan Purvis 1-3, Tyler Tichelaar 3-5 Fri-Sun, December 7-9. Tyler Tichelaar will be signing books…

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Escanaba Public Library hosts Author Fair – Aug 9th

The Escanaba Public Library invites published and self-published authors to participate in our Local Author Fair to be held on Thursday, August 9, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. The event will provide local authors with an opportunity to promote, sell, and sign copies of their work. Download a copy of the author_fair_guidelines_application_2018 or stop in the…

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